The edge of the universe is 50 billion trillion miles away. While Googling this number to see what it’s technically referred to, and how many light years it equivocates, I stumbled upon the largest diamond in the world galaxy. Space is so cool. I guess a diamond isn’t really “space”. I don’t know what to [...]
Actually, can I retract that? It’s really not appropriate to come up with any kind of favorites list when dealing with such topics as explosions, violence, war, etc. That being said, let’s do 2 things: 1. Realize no one was hurt in most of these explosions 2. Pretend the ones that were are teh bad [...]
Did you know that if humans disappeared today, in a few thousand years the Chunnel would be the only man-made structure left? Did you know that if humans disappeared today, the Panama Canal would close and reconnect North and South America? Did you know that if humans disappeared today, in 4.5 billion years the depleted [...]
I have always been fascinated with counterintuitive puzzles. During my third year in quantitative analysis at IUPUI I was presented with the famous Monty Hall problem. It states: Suppose you’re on a game show, and you’re given the choice of three doors: Behind one door is a car; behind the others, goats. You pick a [...]
I think we’ll be there by 2025, thanks to Perceptive Pixel. I just randomly picked that year by the way.